Last Posted: May 05, 2021
- First genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States
E Watz, Nature News, May 4, 2021
- Modified mosquitoes reduce cases of dengue fever- Insects infected with a disease-inhibiting bacterium were released in communities in Asia and South America
E Callaway, Nature, November 27, 2019
- Transgenic Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Transfer Genes into a Natural Population.
Evans Benjamin R et al. Scientific reports 2019 Sep (1) 13047
- An epidemic of chikungunya in northwestern Bangladesh in 2011.
Haque Farhana et al. PloS one 2019 14(3) e0212218
- Metabolomic Insights into Human Arboviral Infections: Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Viruses.
Byers Nathaniel M et al. Viruses 2019 Mar 11(3)
- Using Big Data to Monitor the Introduction and Spread of Chikungunya, Europe, 2017.
Rocklöv Joacim et al. Emerging infectious diseases 2019 25(6) 1041-1049
- Precision Public Health: What is it?
M Khoury, CDC Blog Post, May 15, 2018
- Using AMD to track changes in dengue and chikungunya viruses
- A Systematic Meta-analysis of Immune Signatures in Patients With Acute Chikungunya Virus Infection.
Teng Terk-Shin et al. J. Infect. Dis. 2015 Jun 15. (12) 1925-35
- Chikungunya virus and its mosquito vectors.
Higgs Stephen et al. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2015 Apr (4) 231-40
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